1970–1999

Transitory or Permanent Exchange Rate Changes: An Important Distinction in Risk Management

 

Introduction

After the breakdown of the fixed exchange rate system in the early 1970 the debate about the appropriate measurement and management of exchange rate risk has been nearly continuous. Increased turbulence in the world economy during the same period made the issue more urgent . It may seem surprising that a consensus about exchange risk management has not developed. However, disagreement about this issue can be explained by the absence of a consensus about exchange rate determination and the functioning of world financial markets.

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Interdisciplinary European Studies

The European Union and the Return of the Nation State

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This book explores the complex and ever-changing relationship between the European Union and its member states. The recent surge in tension in this relationship has been prompted by the actions of some member state governments as they question fundamental EU values and principles and refuse to implement common decisions seemingly on the basis of narrowly defined national interests.

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